Public Scoping Hearing Notice

Posted on February 11, 2020


Take notice that the Township of Bordentown has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to divert 8.1 acres of 240 Crosswicks Road, Block 92, Part of Lot 8.01 to allow the construction of a new municipal complex to serve its residents. The new municipal complex will be adjacent to the existing Township Department of Public Works facilities. The Green Acres Diversion process will include the removal of approximately 8.1 +/- acres of Green Acres Recreation and Open Space Land from the Township’s Recreation Open Space Inventory (ROSI) while in turn providing other Open Space lands located at Block 92.01, Lot 18, of greater than 16 acres.

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.8(a), a scoping hearing to obtain public comment on this request will be held at the Bordentown Municipal Court Room on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 6 p.m.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the scoping hearing. Alternatively, written comments on the diversion request may be directed to Michael Theokas, Township Administrator, 1 Municipal Drive, Bordentown, NJ 08505. Please send a copy of any comments on this request to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship, 501 East State Street – 1st Floor, Mail Code 501-01, P.O. Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420.

Public comment on this diversion request will be accepted during the scoping hearing or in writing until March 16, 2020.

Maria Carrington
Township Clerk